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nice, long weekend. >> yeah. i'm vai sikahema. it is going to be -- a warmup coming up in the next couple of days. i think it's still mild today. we'll get to meteorologist erika martin with the most accurate weather forecast. hi. a great start to the day. a live look outside. we're seeing mostly clear skies. already a few fair weather clouds. there's not a lot of moisture in the atmosphere. that's why we're seeing a mostly clear start. temperatures climbing into the mid 80s. current temperature, 55. westerly wind at five miles per hour. the winds are calm as the area of high pressure builds. current temperature for coatesville, 55. dover and wilmington, 51. vinelands currently at 46 degrees. atlantic city, current temperature, 50 for you. mt. holly, upper 40s. chilly but getting warm as the day progresses. now for the suburbs, seeing lots of upper 40s and low 50s. chester heights, 45.
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elroy seeing mid 40s. perkocy, 47. look at the bottom of the screen for the most accurate weather forecast. dew pointings comfortable -- dew points, comfortable. wilmington, 49. coming up in a bit, i have your lifestyle forecast including pollen count and, of course, your rip current risk. here's jessica with traffic. >> thanks. right now, we're watching 309 south of the ft. washington area at 73. everything looks good so far both directions. pretty empty. actually this side has a little more volume. we're in the 5:00 mark, so not seeing any real traffic anywhere. roads are dry. an easy commute. a disabled vehicle at dekalb and west lafayette. and another burlington bristol bridge opening at 5:00.
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we're clear on the tacony palmyra and betsy ross for now. in new jersey, route 70 in cherry hill. around the cameras at kings highway. both directions look good. again, intersections are dry. we're not seeing any backups or delays. back to you. >> thank you. now to video you'll only see on nbc10. it captures the moments leading up to a deadly police shooting in philadelphia. we're not showing the moment that he was killed. >> it shows an officer, though, shooting and killing a man running away. his family is demanding answers. katy zachry joins us live from police headquarters in center city. this officer is off the street. >> reporter: he is off the street, and he will remain off the street until this investigation ends. the commissioner says they have a lot of work to do with the case. the surveillance video is key that they have that. even stronger than the surveillance video, police say they have two independent
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witnesses who were at the scene and saw it unfold. the witnesses found themselves at this deadly officer-involved shooting by chance. they were being transported to special victims unit for another case. police say when the officer who was driving them to svu pulled a man over who was driving erratically on a dirt bike. of the officer got out. when the man on the bike started to walk away from him, the officer grabbed his waist and. a gun on his belt. here's what the officer did then -- >> immediately draws his service weapon and tells that male not to pull it. he orders him not to pull it several times. according to the witness in the back seat, that male pulled away from the officer and pulled the gun. a some point, the officer does discharge at least one time. >> reporter: your grandson.
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>> here's a look at the restaurant next to where it happened. this happened at hunting park and whitaker. the police chief -- police commissioner tells us he is troubled by what he saw on the video. more coming up at 5:30. reporting live at smyrna police headquarters, nbc10 news. a story out of washington. one officer in very critical condition. another seriously hurt after a pickup hit both officers. at least one other person was injured. witnesses say the pickup truck swerved around the city bus and hit the officers who were on their bikes. the pickup collided with a dump truck. police arrested the pickup driver and a passenger. 5:04. here's a look at some of the other top stories we're following this morning. >> new from overnight, an 18-year-old man is in critical condition after he was shot in the head on 25th near lehigh avenue. this is in north philadelphia.
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investigators say video shows the victim got into a fight with another man inside a deli. that other man then shot the victim. right now police are looking for the shooter. today in norristown the first day of testimony in the bill cosby sexual assault trial wraps up with more testimony from a 2005 deposition. it was brought by his accuser, andrea constand. this week one went took the stand saying cosby drugged and molested her at his home in 2004. her mother testified that he confessed in a phone call. cosby denies the charges. today in bucks county, we're expecting to learn more details about an arson investigators say was sparked by fireworks. police arrested a man in connection with the fire. flames ripped through this house on stevens road in voter isville last -- in n norrisville last saturday. police say they have a
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confession in the case. this morning the country continues to process and weigh in on the unprecedented testimony from former fbi director james comey. he said he believes that president trump defamed him and the fbi because of the federal investigation into election meddling by russia and possible ties to the trump campaign. >> by saying that the organization was in disarray. that it was poorly led. that the work force had lost con any dense in its leader. those -- confidence in its leader. those were lies plain and simple. it's my judgment that i was fired because of the russia investigation. >> comey told senators that he believed the president directed him in so many words to drop the investigation into former national security adviser michael flynn. >> i took it as a direction. this is the president of the united states with me alone saying -- i took it as this is what he wanted me to do. i didn't obey that, but that's the way i took it.
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>> you may have taken it as direction, but that's not what he said. he said, "i hope." >> those were his exact words, correct. >> when asked why he did not object to president trump during a one-on-one meeting in january, comey said he was too stunned by the request. president trump's personal lawyer says james comey's testimony vindicates the president proving he did not try to hinder investigators. >> the president never informed in substance directed or suggested that mr. comey stop investigating anyone including the president never suggested that mr. comey "let flynn go." >> mark kasowitz disputed comey's statement under oath that the president asked comey for his loyalty. nbc news reports that jared kushner, the top adviser and son-in-law, could meet with senate intelligence committee
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staffers later this month. sources say the committee expects kushner to provide documents and take questions from senators. he's under fbi scrutiny in the russia investigation. investigators believe he has information that they consider important. comey's hearing is raising more questions about attorney general jeff sessions' role in the russia investigation. a source tells nbc news comey told senators in closed session about a possible third contact sessions had with russian officials last year. sessions recused himself in the russia investigation but was involved in the process of comey's firing last month. we have continuing coverage of the comey hearing. coming up at 5:30, we look at the controversy swirling around leaked memos and reaction if local lawmakers. in other news, a man who served as a youth hockey coach in jersey and south delaware is facing sex crime charges. walter farrenden is accused of
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abuse stemming to the 1990s. police arrested him on new charges this week after a new victim came forward. he's already facing charges of having sexual contact with a 12-year-old boy in gloucester county. the man is accused of abusing two boys in wilmington. good morning. i'm flirt meteorologist erika martin with most accurate weather forecast. we want to know what happens as we step outside and how the day will unfold. as far as temperatures go, nicely for this morning. a mix of sun and clouds, but mostly sunny skies. upper 70s by noon. keeping it in the low 80s by 4:00 p.m. it looks like we'll top out at 84 in philadelphia. seeing plenty of sunshine as the day progresses. a couple of extra clouds later tonight as a system tracks just off shore. something that's affected states to the south.
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it will not affect us. what we will be seeing are a few clouds. the lehigh valley trending nicely, mid 70s. by noon, plenty of sunshine. take advantage because we have an area of high pressure keeping everything high and dry. lots of sunshine. for the jersey shore, 74 degrees by noon. 79 by 4:00 p.m. once again, i do have to show you your pollen levels for the next couple of days. it will be so dry, i think many of us will be sniffling and sneezing throughout the upcoming weekend. sunday, high to extreme. and monday, very high to extreme. today, pollen count is moderate. your ten day on ten, we have this heat wave in the works. i'm tracking record-breaking temperatures for monday and tuesday. conditions look mainly dry for the next couple of days. i have to add the chance of an a.m. shower quickly on saturday. mostly sunny skies even though we'll see lots of sunshine especially for the second half of the day. sunny on sunday, monday, and mostly sunny on tuesday. be sure you follow us on social media for more updates.
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back to you. >> all right. thanks. 5:10 on this friday. been a couple weeks or so since i filled in with you. and i made the mistake this morning of trying to get on the vine street expressway. >> i feel like it's only when you're here that it's closed -- >> it is. 11 minutes it's been open, right? >> it wasn't two, three hours ago. >> i know. you should have closed me. it's not closed now because she's here. at 24th, both directions back open. construction typically clears around the 5:00 mark or so. westbound and eastbound looking good. there's a disabled vehicle in norristown. watch for the clearing. this should be out of the way in the next couple of minutes. dekalb at east lafayette. we'll end on the schuylkill expressway. drive times look good. green eastbound from the blue route to the vine, speeds in the 60s. >> thanks. a heart-pounding race with a
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heartfelt message. how a special run tonight will help two local girls battling serious illnesses. he's got a sign and a goal. an effort to land a tryout with the philadelphia eagles. oh! there was somebody from the picture that's alive! >> an emotional reunion. a group bound by the horrors of the holocaust found each other in new jersey. ♪ sun to the farm ♪ ♪ to the seeds in a row ♪ ♪ goodness begins with the seed that you sow ♪
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♪ plant that oat and watch it grow ♪ ♪ good goes around and around and around ♪ ♪ seed to the oat ♪ to get made to an o ♪ ♪ o from the farm ♪ ♪ straight into your bowl ♪ put in the good and the good will grow ♪ ♪ good goes around and around and around ♪ ♪ good goes around and around... ♪
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pennsylvania lawmakers are taking new steps to protect people with mental and physical disabilities. lawmakers proposed a bill that would strengthen the state's hate crime law that includes attacks against people with disabilities. it comes in response to incidents like this. a boy sucker punching a 38-year-old disabled man in germantown. four boys ages 12 to 15 were arrested in connection with the attack. and today, a charity run will take place to help two
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girls from the area. >> they're both battling severe illnesses. the event is called the chicken runs at midnight. it will begin in haddonfield this evening, wrapping up with a 3k run downtown. the money raised from this annual event this year will go to help 13-year-old brook mulford who's battling stage-four neuroblast oma and 13-year-old sarah n. cronrun who has severe cerebral palsy. members of the family who started and host the event say it's about doing their best to help two special girls while having fun along kings highway. >> we shut it down, and we have the fire trucks out here at night lighting the way. it's just a lot of fun. it's -- a 3k. but it's a 3k light. >> it helps all different families, kids in the school system that are very sick with leukemia and need funds to get them to the hospital, support their doctor bills. one of the kids lost there are legs a year ago. we supported him.
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it goes on and on. >> great event. show up and register at the event. it starts at 5:00. the run begins at 10:00 this evening. come to your tv and look at this sign, it's a plea from a local football player looking for the ultimate job. your job, your former job. >> yeah. it's there, available. lashaun wants to be a professional football player. more than anything he wants a tryout with his hometown eagles. he pl he's at temple university. he said he grew up in poverty and was homeless at one point. he says he just wants a shot. he's been standing across the street from the eagles' complex, holding up the sign. >> i don't have an agent. i don't have anyone to go to bat with me with the team. to me, it's go big or go home. i wanted to be at the scene of what they're getting. when they go through the process, i've been sending them
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nonstop film via e-mail and linked linkedin, social media. you know, i'm going right to the front door, and they're going to see who's been trying to reach out. >> i like this guy. >> persistence pays off, right? >> yeah. of course, not going to be easy for rashaun, doug peterson said he's happy with the receivers. i think he wants to be a quarterback, if i understand. one team to do this -- whether it's the eagles. they famously allowed vince popali to make the team without a tryout -- >> absolutely. if there's a way to build team support and fan support, let a -- >> jessica can go down and cheer him on. >> don't sign me up for anything. i'm off after this shift. i'm done. route 202 at route 29, both directions look good moving from this point to the schuylkill expressway. average speeds into the high 60s. we're not seeing problems.
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you see an easy drive. a crash westbound to lymerick. no major delays, eastbound, westbound, eight minutes from 29 to the schuylkill expressway. speeds also into the 60s. we're still in the process of that earlier opening. we've already had a few openings over the burlington bristol bridge. the last one scheduled for 5:00 this morning. we're in the process of that. should be on the way back down soon. we're clear on the tacony palmyra and the betsy ross. we'll end at new jersey, waterford. route 73 at 30, the white horse pike, no problems or delay. >> thank you. 5. . 19. at this -- 5:19. at this time yesterday, it was exactly 55 degrees. will it be nicer today than yesterday? >> yeah. i think we're looking for a possible heat wave in the days ahead. meteorologist erika martin is keeping track of it. >> that's right. and people may be using those
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numbers for lottery tickets. five fives. interesting. temperatures will be seasonal, the average high 84, we'll hit 85. climbing to the 90s sunday, monday, and tuesday. officially a heat wave by the following tuesday. get ready and have the air conditioners ready to go. current temperature in delaware, 5 is. the winds are three miles per hour. you see the trend climbing nicely by noon. lots of sunshine. a pair of sevens is the expected temperature. neighborhoods now, for low a coe temperature, 46 for you. us ba. the way the l-phat tracking. the next three days, upper 80s, 90s. plenty of sunshine. and as rosemary and vai mentioned, we're tracking a heat wave. back to you. >> thank you. a new jersey woman doesn't see the danger coming while looking at her phone. he what happens next. promote the public good --
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britain has dealt a stunning blow to prime minister theresa may wiping out the conservative majority. opposition leader jeremy corbin is calling on her to resign. she has no intention of stepping down. may called for the snap election three years earlier than required by law. now the election is causing concern for the british economy.
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landon dowdy is here with the cnbc business news to fill us in. landon? >> reporter: hi, good friday morning. wall street appears to be set for a higher open this morning. and global markets are largely shrugging off the surprise results of that uk election. the british pound, however, is under some pressure as prime minister theresa may and her political party failed to win a majority in parliament, as you mentioned, ahead of key talks with european leaders about brexit or the uk's plan to leave the eu. the pound is at the lowest level since may called for the election back in april. back to you. >> some ford workers may be out of a job? explain what's going on there. resign ford will offer buyouts to about 15,000 salaried workers in north america. and this is a move aimed at increasing profits. the offers target about 10% of
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the white collar work force in each region. back to you. >> landon dowdy, thanks. the dow, nasdaq, and s&p 500 all posted modest gains yesterday. 5:26 on this friday. shot wild running from police. nbc10 has exclusive video of a man being killed by a officers. what we're learning about how it all unfolded. leaking documents. former fbi director james comey reveals why he turned over memos to the press.
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deadly police shooting. exclusive video of the moments a man was shot while appearing to run away from a philadelphia police officer. in his own words. the jury hears from bill cosby
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today, but he's not testifying. what it could mean as the trial continues. startling revelation. fired fbi director james comey captivates the nation as he reveals why he leaked information about his conversations with president trump. good morning. this is "nbc10 news today." thanks for being with us. i'm rosemary connors. >> and i'm vai sikahema. we're two minutes away from sunrise. let's get ride to meteorologist erika martin and the most accurate weather forecast. gorgeous. yes, look at
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